Atlanta Food & Drink Events: August 16-31

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Friday, August  16 | Organic Wine Tasting with Integrity Wines
05:00 – 07:00 pm
Perrine’s Wine Shop
Talk with knowledgeable growers and sample artisan, bio-dynamic varietals. General admission is $25 per person.

UPDATE: Event tickets appear to have sold out. Visit Perrine’s Wine Shop for information on upcoming dates!

RECURRING EVENT | Saturday, August 17 | Right Off the Farm Cooking Class
03:30 – 04:30 pm
Gainey Hall (Chattahoochee Hills)
Chef Paddy Adolfi hosts this recurring cooking class using the freshest produce, meats and more from Serenbe Farms. Tickets are $65 per person.

SUMMER SERIES | Sunday, August 18 | 10 Year $10 Cocktail Class
03:30 – 04:30 pm
The Iberian Pig (Decatur)
Beat the heat with a $10 cocktail class — offered every Sunday until September 25.  Bar snacks are included!

RECURRING EVENT | Monday, August 19 | Hands-On Pizza Making Class
06:00 -08:00 pm
Double Zero
Tickets are $49 per person and include chef-led instruction for putting together your own pie, plus a glass of wine.

MONTHLY CLUB | Tuesday, August 20 | Books & Booze: The Changeling
07:00 – 09:00 pm
Posman Books
This month, City Winery and Posman Books host a discussion of horror classic The Changeling by Victor Lavalle. A participant fee of $10 includes small bites and a glass of wine.

ANNUAL EVENT | Thursday, August 22 | Atlanta Magazine’s “Dines”: A Taste of the City’s Best Restaurants
06:00 – 09:00 pm
Mason Fine Art
The editorial team at Atlanta Magazine has procured several of the finest restaurants to host a tour of the city’s best eats. Tickets are $75 per person and include unlimited craft cocktails, chef demos, dinner and live entertainment throughout the evening.

ANNUAL EVENT | Saturday, August 24 | 16th Annual German Bierfest
02:00 – 07:00 pm
Woodruff Park
The annual festival returns with more Bavarian-inspired treats. For $35 per person, get a souvenir glass – yours to keep – for unlimited samples of over thirty German beers.

Saturday, August 24 | ATL Wine + Spirits Fest
06:00 – 10:00 pm
The Promenade at Piedmont Park
Come try beers, spirits and wines from all over the world at this multicultural outdoor festival. General admission tickets are $49 per person and include a souvenir cup for beverage tastings, plus a donation to the Piedmont Conservancy.

Saturday, August 24 | National Waffle Day
12:00 pm
Waffle House Museum (Decatur)
The Waffle House Museum opens today in the space of its original location! Visitors get a tour and a free waffle!

Saturday, August 24 | Summer Social at The Garden with Chef Art Smith
06:30 – 09:30 pm
Southern Art & Bourbon Bar
Chef Art will guide attendees throughn. Tickets are $45 per person.

Sunday, August 25 | Discover France Wine and Food Festival
03:00 – 05:00 pm
Vino Venue
Become better acquainted with French food and wine at this interactive festival! Tickets are $69 per person and include unlimited glasses of French wine, as well as breads, cheeses, meats and more.

Sunday, August 25 | Festival Peachtree Latino
10:00 am – 08:00 pm
Piedmont Park
Hundreds of men, women and children will descend upon Piedmont Park to celebrate what it means to identify as Latino. Expect dancing, live music and lots of flavorful food. Admission is free!

MONTHLY EVENT | Monday, August 26 | A Taste of India
06:30 – 09:30 pm
Mr. Bombay’s Underwater Tea Party
Take home a plate to support The Learning Tea and the women in their Darjeeling program. Tickets are $20 per person and include over-sized portions of three vegetarian, Indian courses.

ANNUAL EVENT | August 30 – September 2 | Taste of Soul Atlanta
Times vary
Multiple locations
Surround yourself with some of the finest local talent at this weekend-long celebration of African and African-American culture. On Friday, meet the makers of the African wine taking the industry by storm at VinoTosa. And on Saturday,  hang out at the outdoor festival happening Saturday and Sunday where there will be food, live music and more. General festival admission is free!

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